See, it's like this. Far from being the obstructionist tree-hugger his critics accuse him of being, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar really, really wants to drill, baby, drill, for oil and gas on federal lands and offshore. He wants to drill the hell out of the place. But the energy companies a ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Rich DziombaPicture frames made of beetle-killed pine trees in the BKTA showroom. The problem is a familiar one to Colorado residents by now: two million acres of dead trees, forested mountainsides turned entirely red. The high country has been turned into a giant tinderbox by a ... More >>
Roan and Groan
From the week of January 22, 2004
Rich in wildlife and natural resources, the Roan Plateau survived the last energy boom. Will this one destroy it?
Tempestuous political winds are blowing through Colorado's busiest forest.